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Ted Cruz and the GOP’s Latest Token Chick *Updated*

By |April 28th, 2016|

IF YOU want to send a message to voters that you’re still on track and confident after getting your ass kicked yet again by Donald Trump, you can’t move forward with picking a vice presidential running mate without making everyone think you’ve lost your damn mind.

What is it about Republicans and women? Not just […]

Manafort Drama Continues — ‘Narrow” Path for Sanders

By |April 26th, 2016|

Trump became upset late last week when he learned from media reports that Manafort privately told Republican leaders that the billionaire reality TV star was “projecting an image” for voters and would begin toning down his rhetoric, according to the sources. They said that Trump also expressed concern about Manafort bringing several former lobbying […]

Donald Trump Gets Serious

By |April 15th, 2016|

Mr. Cruz has toured the country bragging about his voterless victory in Colorado. For a man who styles himself as a warrior against the establishment (you wouldn’t know it from his list of donors and endorsers), you’d think he would be demanding a vote for Coloradans. Instead, Mr. Cruz is celebrating their disenfranchisement. – […]

Back Room ‘Democracy,’ and a Question on Social Security

By |April 10th, 2016|

On Friday evening, as the scope of Cruz’s victory in Colorado was coming into view, Trump seemed to recognize his plight. “Isn’t it a shame that the person who will have by far the most delegates and many millions more votes than anyone else, me, still must fight,” [Donald Trump] tweeted. [Politico]


Woman Reporter Forced to File Report After Lies Swamp Facts

By |March 29th, 2016|

“Victory press conference was over. Why is she allowed to grab me and shout questions? Can I press charges?” Trump tweeted Tuesday with a photo. [The Hill]

IN THE annals of stupid Corey Lewandowski just became a bullet point.

It was security tape from Trump National Golf Club that revealed Corey Lewandowski put a hand on […]

Trump Campaign Meets Intense Protests in Chicago

By |March 11th, 2016|

“I think we made the wise decision to cancel. […] We made a decision even though our freedom of speech was violated. […] I don’t want to see anyone getting hurt…” – Donald Trump [Talking with Don Lemon on CNN]

IT’S NOT OFTEN these days that people step away from their devices to take to […]

Drama Turns to Michigan

By |March 8th, 2016|

THE DAY BEFORE the Michigan primary Democrats made a rare appearance on Fox News Channel in a town hall with Bret Baier. It’s a good move, with Hillary Clinton smart to relent and join Sanders on stage.

Bernie Sanders tried to clear up Sunday’s “ghetto” line, which is explained here for those who missed it. […]

Democrats Continue, Reckoning for Elite Republicans Who Look to Convention Voter Suppression

By |March 2nd, 2016|

Mr. Trump’s political coalition — with his lopsided victories in Alabama, Georgia, Massachusetts and Tennessee, and narrower ones in Arkansas, Vermont and Virginia — appears to have transcended the regional and ideological divisions that have shaped the Republican Party in recent years. – Alexander Burns, Jonathan Martin [New York Times]

IT WAS A great night […]

Trump, Sanders “Beta Test of a Cure” for Weakened Parties

By |February 29th, 2016|

MAKING SENSE of Donald Trump’s candidacy is not coming easily for the Grand Old Party, emphasis on old. As for Bernie Sanders, I’m still not all that convinced the DNC elite and their allies have one clue what his campaign juggernaut has wrought for their future.

“What we’re witnessing, really, is a political realignment, […]

Senate GOP Runs from Obama on SCOTUS Pick

By |February 26th, 2016|

“If the majority leader believes that President Obama’s term should be cut short by 11 months,” said Senator Al Franken, Democrat of Minnesota, “maybe he is suggesting that every senator in the sixth year of his term should not be able to vote or not be able to chair a committee.” [New York Times]

NO […]